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Spirit House Dunedin

8 Esplanade | St Clair, Dunedin 9012, New Zealand
+64 3-455 9500
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Esplanade | St Clair, Dunedin 9012, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a marvellous value restaurant where the quantity matches the quality. For hungry teenagers it is perfect at a price that won’t break the bank.

1  Thank OtagoKen
Reviewed 7 August 2018

On Sunday 5 August I rung up to book a table for 14 people. We arrived on Monday 6 August and I spoke to the lady working and advised her that we had 13 people now attending. I was told this was fine and she...More

4  Thank GeorgiaL958
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The food was great with a huge range of vegan options. Unfortunately the waiter spilled a full glass of beer over 2 of us. There was no offer of free drinks to compensate and I had to drop off my daughters kilt to be dry...More

3  Thank Helen C
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Six of us thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Spirit House. The meals are consistently good and reasonably priced. The combination starter is a good option for a group.

2  Thank Jeanette C
Reviewed 2 August 2018

The meals and the service were equally just as good, the staff were friendly and gave us plenty of time to decide what to eat from a very expansive menu. This restaurant offers amazing gluten free options if you're a celiac from the appetisers to...More

1  Thank ElizabethH4044
Reviewed 30 July 2018

The meal was served promptly by attentive wait-staff. We were well fed with a variety of mainly vegetarian dishes.

1  Thank RuthB3148
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Visited Spirit House in Dunedin with friends and once again enjoyed the entire experience. Food was tasty and hot and service was excellent. Just a small issue this visit was being seated at a table with minimal lighting. It was actually so dark we could...More

1  Thank Pat B
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We had heard good reports so thought we would give it a try. Wow was that a good idea,from the moment we walked in the door we felt welcome and were escorted to a table overlooking the ocean. For starter we had the Guri Puffs...More

1  Thank Otagolad
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Would return. Well looked after. Enjoyed our meals.Well appointed restaurant with lovely views. BYO is a handy option.

1  Thank GoldCoastGoo
Reviewed 27 June 2018

On arrival things were a little slow with me having to get up to ask for water for the table and again to order first drink. However once we were in the flow of things it was fantastic. Service excellent, food incredibly tasty and well...More

1  Thank mlbj2000
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Questions & Answers
19 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Scott M | Reviewed this property |
yes, there is a BYO option
11 March 2016|
Response from Waitress04 |
On the spirit House website, there is a PDF of the menu ☺️
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Esplanade | St Clair, Dunedin 9012, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-455 9500
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